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Nicholas Shackleton Collection

Reference Code: GBR/3540/CLH/SHAC

Scope and Contents

Mainly a collection of medals and trophies belonging to Nicholas Shackleton and also his father, Robert Millner Shackleton. There are also several certificates, some books and a painting of Shackleton by Nick Toller (2000).


  • Creation: 1950 - 2006

Biographical / Historical

Sir Nicholas John Shackleton FRS (23 June 1937 – 24 January 2006) was an English geologist and paleoclimatologist who specialised in the Quaternary Period. His father was the geologist, Robert Millner Shackleton and his great uncle was the explorer, Ernest Shackleton.


6 archive box(es)

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Repository Details

Part of the Clare Hall Archives Repository

The College Archivist
Clare Hall Archives
Clare Hall, Herschel Road
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 9AL United Kingdom
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